38m. The first corner direct. The preferable option since loss of loose flakes on the original line.

Climb the left hand corner crack, pull up over the crux and gain a ledge (peg). Continue up the large left hand crack to a good tree belay. Take care of some loose rock towards the top.

Walk off or abseil from the tree.

Sam Buckee 27/Aug Lead O/S
Vinnyb 27/Aug 2nd O/S
J.A.Thomson 07/Aug Lead O/S
with Dan
Hidden ?/Aug 2nd O/S
Hidden 23/Apr 2nd O/S
Steve Clegg 23/Apr Lead
with Zoe
will_benfold 25/Mar Lead O/S
with Maciej Reich, Jody Palmer
magiiique 25/Mar 2nd dog

Had one fall around the crux

with Jody Palmer, Will
steve_gibbs 21/Jan Lead rpt
with Tom O Davies, Anouk Spelt
WillAndrew 21/Jan 2nd O/S
with Ali
ali.scott 21/Jan Lead O/S

Wasn't expecting much, but the first half has some really quality climbing.

Hidden 22/Oct/16 Lead dnf
springfall2008 10/Oct/16 2nd rpt

Didn't really climb this as well as when I lead it the first time, having got a bit stuck in the corner before the crux - managed to extract myself eventually. Nice lead by Mark.

chris cockbain 16/Sep/16 AltLd O/S
robertmills4 16/Sep/16 AltLd O/S

Chris led up the 4c crack at the bottom to the ledge, I led up the crack to the top

Ian Stirrups 15/Sep/16 Lead rpt
with Sue
LauraMorrissey 21/Aug/16 2nd dog
guy127917 21/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Laura
BStar 16/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with Dan Carron, Andy McCoy
AndyMcCoy 16/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Dan Carron, Adam Bird
tom0129 23/Jun/16 AltLd
stpauliblade 23/Jun/16 AltLd
ScottTalbot 28/May/16 2nd O/S

There's a big piece of rock, about a third of the way up, that feels like it could go. Lots of loose rock, dirt and plant life! In all, fairly unenjoyable...

with Mick Ward
Hidden 04/May/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/16 2nd
greedo ??/2016 Lead O/S
with Colin knowles
Hidden 17/Oct/15 2nd O/S
Wendy Watthews 17/Oct/15 Lead O/S

Last climb of the day, forgot the larger nuts so had to stop on a ledge and bring them up 😊

with Tom FP
springfall2008 07/Oct/15 Lead O/S

My first on-sight VS lead (other routes I led were ones I seconded first). Actually turned out to be a really nice route, the crux is certainly 4c (easier if you are tall). The rest of the route above that is fairly straightforward (most likely 4b) apart from a few puzzling moves where you have to hunt out the holds. Despite comments here, most of the route is pretty clean, there are some loose rocks towards the top but nothing that can not be avoided. Well protected, I placed around 17 pieces of gear (including one peg and one thread). I was running out of medium sized nuts and offsets despite having two full sets, and used quite a few hex on wires. The top part moves more towards cams due to many parallel cracks. Tree belay and walk off at dusk - nice:)

Hexman 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Dino S
dinodinosaur 11/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Pero 21/May/15 Lead O/S
steve_gibbs 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with John Harris
steve_gibbs 19/Apr/15 2nd rpt
with John Harris
tommy.henriksson78 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S
with Tom Barratt
riff156 22/Mar/15 Lead G/U
with Jo Smith
stevethomas 22/Mar/15 Lead
with Heather
easily amused male 25/Jul/14 Lead O/S

Went to do Strike, but half way way up realised this was the only option. Due to a rock fall a couple of years ago, Strike has been regraded at VS 4C in the Wye Valley suppliment and you have to do the direct start as discribed in the original guide. Nice route in style, but a lot of loose rock. A fair grade due to the amount of unstable blocks. There is a lot of loose rock when topping out and due to the length of the pitch not much rope left (with a 50m rope) if you want to belay off a more solid tree than the yew at the top. The views across the wye valley are great,but does not earn a star

wave1art 31/May/14 Lead O/S

Warm up. First few moves wet and slippery.

with Mark Wren
lakeyross 05/May/14 Lead O/S

really nice route, needs another star! not sure if the crux was the "direct bit" or a bit further up. VS; really?

annak 29/Mar/14 Lead O/S
Big Lee 29/Mar/14 2nd O/S

Crux was easier than expected. Good route.

islandlynx ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Amy
Dave Thompson 08/Aug/13 Lead O/S
with Gideon
Hidden 21/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 21/Jul/13 Lead O/S
martin one 27/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Tom collins
luke glaister 06/Jan/13 Lead O/S

A1 route and the first lead down here. Not great conditions but still had a great time here today. Easy one star.

casey johns 06/Jan/13 2nd O/S
Jonathan Storey 15/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Nice clean climb obvious corner, completed the more direct 4 c varriant by just sticking to the crack. Good pro and solid hold make for a very nice climb

with JamieC, Alan
JamesColeman ?/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Direct line is nice

with Jon, Alan
Hidden 21/Apr/12 2nd
Hidden 21/Aug/11 AltLd
PaulWatson 31/May/11 Lead O/S

the 4c section was pretty tough, and the 4b sections were no pushover either though not too hard once worked out! Typically relentless Wyndcliff - 24 items of gear most of the on the lower half.

with Rosy, Muny
Hidden 13/Nov/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 11/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Brucifer 11/Sep/10 2nd
martinp 03/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with IanH
mullermn 18/Apr/10 2nd O/S

Climbed the one unique part of this climb while seconding the normal route by downclimbing the relevant section

mrfeebus ??/2010 -
brady 14/Mar/09 2nd O/S
with Micky
mickyconnor 14/Mar/09 Lead O/S

Worth the star

with steve
duncan 27/Sep/08 2nd
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